City of Goodyear, Arizona
Immediate Release: Sept. 29, 2008
Apply now for Events Sponsorship Funding Program
Ariz. – (Sept. 29, 2008) – The
city of Goodyear is now accepting applications for its Events Sponsorship
Funding Program for Fiscal Year 2009-10.
year, Goodyear funds events produced by non-profit organizations that add to
the quality of life for Goodyear residents. The program provides direct
monetary grants and indirect in-kind services to agencies and organizers that
hold festival-type events that are widely attended by local residents. Last
year’s funding of $65,000 plus in-kind costs went for such events as the
Phoenix Symphony Lakeside at Estrella, a performing arts series by the West
Valley Arts Council, Fiestas Patrias, Tres Rios and Relay 4 Life.
event is not physically in the city, it should be well-attended by Goodyear
considers many tangible and intangible factors when evaluating the value of its
sponsorships. Some of the key criteria are:
the event in the City of Goodyear?
not, is the event attended by a large number of Goodyear residents?
Goodyear residents receive substantial benefit from the sponsorship?
the City receive a good return on its investment/good value and publicity for
this an established event and/or a growing one?
an application, log on to www.goodyearaz.gov.
Click on Forms & Applications on the homepage and go down the
alphabetical listing to Event Sponsorship Funding Application.
will be accepted through Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted. Mail or deliver applications
to the Communications Office, Goodyear City Hall, 190 N. Litchfield Rd., Goodyear, AZ 85338.
read the online application carefully and be sure to complete all
funding amounts, both cash and in-kind, approved by the City Council will be
part of the FY 09-10 budget to be adopted by the City Council. Award recipients
will be notified by letter in April 2009 of the amounts approved by Council and
should receive funding approximately two weeks before the event is scheduled.
For additional information, contact
Goodyear Communications Manager Paula Ilardo at 623-882-7820 or firstname.lastname@example.org.